Colo. State student loses legs while train hopping

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - Police say a 17-year-old girl who lost both legs while trying to hop a freight train was trying to get to Fort Collins, Colo., where she attends Colorado Sta..
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US derides Syria for blaming terrorists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - The U.S. Embassy in Syria said Tuesday that President Bashar Assad is not fooling anyone by blaming terrorists and thugs for the unrest in his country as security for..
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Family confirms US civilian death in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Family members and Western officials say an American civilian working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been strangled to death in Afghanistan.&nb..
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Terrorist trial begins in Northern Ireland

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One of Northern Ireland\'s biggest terrorist trials in decades started Tuesday at Belfast Crown Court amid tight security.
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Astronauts' tracks, trash seen in new moon photos

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A robotic spaceship circling the moon has snapped the sharpest photos ever of the tracks and trash left by Apollo astronauts in visits from 1969 to 1972. &nb..
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Sheriff identifies suspect in Nevada IHOP shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of the man who shot five uniformed National Guard members at a Nevada IHOP, killing two of them and another person in a ..
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Ex-editor to testify on phone hacking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

British lawmakers will grill former newspaper executives Tuesday as they try to determine whether top News Corp. executive James Murdoch misled them about the scale of illegal eavesdropping at News of the World.
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EU court puts limits on modified honey

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRUSSELS (AP) - Honey that contains traces of pollen from genetically modified crops needs special authorization before it can be sold, the European Union's top court said Tuesday,..
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Romney unveils economic plan ahead of Obama speech

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is calling for lowering the corporate tax rate and eliminating capital gains taxes as part of a plan to try..
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Police shoot protesters in Congo; 1 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Police opened fire Tuesday on opposition protesters and at least one person was killed, officials said of pre-election violence in Congo's capital of Kinshas..
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Colorado dog celebrated for having such long ears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Harbor has over two feet of ears. Does that make him a 6-foot dog?    Probably not. But on Tuesday, the black-and-tan coonhound from Boulder, C..
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Mayor: Tar balls wash onto Ala.'s Orange Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - A mayor in coastal Alabama says small tar balls are washing onto the state's prime tourist beaches because of the heavy surf kicked up by Tropical Storm L..
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NY man: I called in threat because power was out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York man says he phoned in a bomb threat to try to get power turned back on at his grandmother's house.    Nassau County police say Raijiv Pand..
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Officials: 1,000 Texas homes burned in past week

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - State officials say more than 1,000 homes have burned in at least 57 wildfires in Texas over the past week.    Speaking Tuesday at a news confer..
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Katia weakens to Category 2 hurricane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Katia is continuing to weaken over the Atlantic Ocean and is now a Category 2 storm.    The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Katia..
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Air passenger arrested for not turning off phone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - El Paso, Texas, police arrested a Southwest Airlines passenger on a flight from Phoenix after he refused to turn off his cell phone.    Southwest Airl..
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Man charged with breaking into Conn. pound for dog

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man faces several felony charges after being arrested inside a dog pound where his Italian greyhound had spent the weekend.   &n..
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Hostage drama in Sydney law office

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An 11-hour standoff with a man who threatened to detonate an explosive device in a suburban Sydney, Australia, law office came to an end Tuesday night with the man being taken into custody, police said.
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Turkish PM: Israel is 'spoiled boy'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey\'s fiery prime minister ratcheted up rapidly-escalating tensions with Israel on Tuesday, comparing Ankara\'s once-close middle eastern ally to a \"spoiled boy\" and announcing additional sanctions would soon be imposed.
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Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia\'s Sumatra island early Tuesday morning, damaging buildings and killing two people, officials said.
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